Creighton University announced Monday afternoon that it is re-instating men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott who was suspended four days ago following controversial remarks made in the locker room after the team’s loss to Xavier on Feb. 27.
Kobe Webster had a season-high 23 points and five assists, as Nebraska rallied back from a 16-point deficit but Ryan Young’s putback with 2.7 seconds left lifted Northwestern to a 79-78 victory over Nebraska Sunday afternoon.
After dropping the series opener on Friday night the Nebraska baseball team rebounded with three straight wins, including a 4-0 victory on Sunday, to take a series from the Purdue Boilermakers at Dell Diamond Stadium.
After falling in the bottom of the ninth in Friday’s season opener, the Nebraska baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday at Dell Diamond Stadium in Round Rock, Texas. Nebraska took game one of the day, 7-2, and dominated game two, 10-0, resulting in a run-rule victory after seven innings.
Nebraska had a one-run lead three different times in Friday’s season-opener against the Purdue Boilermakers, but fell 6-5 on a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth off the bat of Zac Fascia.
Nebraska senior Autumn Haebig captured the first Big Ten Conference swimming title in school history on Thursday night, when she raced to a school-record time of 1:44.39 in the 200 freestyle at the 2021 Big Ten Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
Winning seven individual matches on the day, the Nebraska wrestling team closed the 2021 regular season with a 25-9 win over Illinois on Sunday in Champaign, Ill. The Huskers finish the conference-only slate 7-1, going undefeated in the last six duals of the regular season.
Isabelle Bourne tied her career high with 22 points and produced her third consecutive double-double by pulling down 11 rebounds to lead five Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska rolled to an 87-72 women’s basketball win over visiting Penn State on Sunday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The fourth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team bounced back from its first loss of the season to hand No. 5 Minnesota its first loss of the season in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 sweep on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.